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Student Opportunities
Academic Programs Supported
• Architectural Construction, Drafting + Estimating Technology
• Civil Engineering Technology
• Carpentry
• Building Construction Technology
• Construction Management

Locations Offered
• Fargo, ND
• Glencoe, MN
• Mankato, MN
• Sauk Rapids, MN

Sponsorship Benefits
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Sign-on Bonuses
• Apparel
• Internships
• Supervised Occupational Experiences
• Part-time/Seasonal Work Opportunities


Company Benefits

RICE COMPANIES BENEFITS

Family & Health
• Medical + Dental Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Long Term Disability
• Short Term Disability
• Health Savings Account
• Employee Assistant Program
• Living Well Program + Incentives

Future
• 401(k)/profit sharing plan
• Career path with multiple offices + opportunities for advancement

Time
• Personal Days
• National Holidays
• Paid Parental Leave
• Paid Volunteer Time

Salary
• Rewarding compensation package
• Weekly Paychecks
• Financial Planning

MORE THAN JUST BENEFITS

Career
• Regular one-on-one meetings to discuss your career and more
• Monthly + quarterly safety meetings and training opportunities
• Latest Technology (mobile tech, laptops, etc)

Career Training and Development
• Technology Training
• VR + Virtual Design Technology
• Safety Seminars
• Butler PEMB Training
• Mentoring Program

Beyond Work
• Ice fishing tournament
• RCI Best Buck Challenge
• Pheasant Hunts
• Golf Tournaments
• Holiday Parties

How to start your career with us:

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Our areas of work cover a wide range of industries, from Retail to Industrial, Warehousing to Medical, and Food Service to Maintenance and many others. Our Team’s diverse expertise in design / build allow us to showcase our work but most importantly showcase our clients success.

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At Rice Companies, we believe in building lasting partnerships with our customers while helping them grow. In fact, as third-generation owners we continue to provide construction services to many of the same businesses that that our grandfather worked with.

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Rice Companies and our team members are active within many professional organizations affiliated with our industry and our construction, design & real estate markets, have received recognition from these groups for our innovation, passion & ability to continuously adapt to the ever-changing industry.

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We are constantly on the grow, and looking for more opportunities to better serve our clients. Acquiring firms with a successful reputation and similar value system, has aloud us to expand this service.

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SAVE-A-LOT & PAYLESS LIQUOR

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 20,000 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Design/ Build, Multi-Tenant Remodel

SAVE-A-LOT & PAYLESS LIQUOR

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 20,000 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Design/ Build, Multi-Tenant Remodel

CASH WISE GROCERY & LIQUOR – WATFORD CITY, ND

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 87,000 SF     Location: Watford City, ND, MN     Type: Design/ Build, New Construction

COBORN’S INC. – ST. JOSEPH, MN

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 38,419 SF      Location: St. Joseph, MN     Type:  Design/Build New Construction

Coborn’s challenged the Rice Companies team to develop a new prototype store that included many “green” features in an effort to help Coborn’s pursue a healthier, greener grocery store with a lower operating cost. The result is a next generation concept store designed for operating in smaller cities and markets.

With a construction timeline of only 17 weeks, this fast-track design/build project was completed in record time. Located in St. Joseph, Minnesota, Coborn’s is a 38,419 SF Grocery Store that is open 24 hours a day and includes a liquor store, dry-cleaning, pet food department and a drive-thru pharmacy. Its unique design includes a left-handed store, a first for Coborn’s in its 90 years in business. New methods of servicing customers, maintaining and cleaning store departments and operating a store with environmental controls were challenges to the entire team.

2010 ABC Excellence in Construction Award Winner – Commercial $1 – $5 Million

ARCTIC COLD STORAGE

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 17,455 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type:  Design/Build Addition

GNP COMPANY HATCHERY

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 80,000 SF     Location: Sauk Rapids, MN   

Type: Design/ Build, Retrofit of existing building, multiple additions and extensive remodeling

5TH AVENUE LIVE! WEST 200 BLOCK REDEVELOPMENT

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 9,395 SF     Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Design/Build Multi-Tenant Remodel

Winner of an 2012 ABC Construction in Excellence Award – Renovation $1 to $5 Million Pyramid Award

Located in the heart of downtown St. Cloud near SCSU, the West 200 Block is a 9,395 SF multiple-tenant building currently home to Chipotle, Noodles & Company and Verizon. Originally home to the world’s oldest Ford dealership, this repurposed mid-century modern brick structure attracts today’s savvy retailers with a unique blend of interesting spaces, prime visibility and the energy of a vibrant downtown, all while preserving a historical part of the community.

SOUTHGATE CROSSING

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 160,000 SF      Location: Minot, MN     Type: Design/Build Multi-Tenant New Construction

Opening in Fall 2013, Southgate Crossing is one of the largest retail complexes Rice Companies has completed in North Dakota, spanning four buildings and more than 160,000 SF. RCI constructed the shell as well as the interior build-outs of the largest building – Lot 3 – which includes Cash Wise, Shoe Carnival, Petco and Gordman’s. RCI also completed the shell of Lot 5, an 11,000 SF building that houses Cash Wise Liquor, Great Clips, Fancy Nails, as well as the interior work for the liquor store.

5TH AVENUE LIVE! 100 BLOCK REDEVELOPMENT

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 13,000 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Historical Restoration & Multi-Tenant Remodel

Winner of a 2012 Heritage Preservation Award

Rice Building Systems was awarded the contract to preserve a century old historical building as part of the 5th Avenue Live! Redevelopment project. Originally built in 1891 as Benson Brothers Grocery Store, this two-story red pressed brick building is now home to Brother’s Bar & Grill – 10,825 SF – and the EnduRUNce Shop – 2,000 SF.

HOLIDAY STATION CONVENIENCE STORE

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 3,100 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type:  Design/Build, Remodel

COBORN'S MARKETPLACE

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 51,101 SF      Location: Isanti, MN     Type: Design/ Build, New Generation New Construction

In 2016 Coborn’s challenged Rice Companies to design and build a next generation grocery in Isanti, MN.  As a ground-up prototype, this store emphasizes fresh throughout, with large produce, meat and deli departments, along with a 2nd floor featuring a test kitchen and seating area.  The 51,101 SF development includes self-service fuel pumps, Caribou Coffee, Pharmacy and automated car wash.

TOBIES STATION C-STORE

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 3,000 SF     Location: Hinckley, MN     Type: Design/ Build, Remodel

CASH WISE GROCERY - SOUTH FARGO

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 60,000 SF     Location: Fargo, ND      Type: Design/ Build, New Construction

Rice Companies recently completed this 52,500 SF Grocery, plus a 7,500 SF stand alone liquor store in Fargo, ND.  Designed with new decor and a fresh first floor plan, this store represents the “next generation” for the Cash Wise Grocery format.  Rice Companies acted as both the Architect and General Contractor on this fast paced project.

ARNOLD'S EQUIPMENT - ST. CLOUD, MN

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 44,066 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Design/ Build, New Construction

CENTRACARE CARDIAC REHAB

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PROJECT INFO      Size: Remodel     Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: General Contractor, Remodel

CENTRACARE CLINIC

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 18,050 SF      Location: Albany, MN     Type: Construction Management at Risk ([email protected])

ST. JOHN’S PREPARATORY SCHOOL

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 23,500 SF     Location: St. Joseph, MN     Type: Design/Build, New Construction

St. John’s Prep, Minnesota’s oldest secondary school, awarded Rice Companies the design/build contract for Bede Hall. This four-story, 23,500 SF required a compatible design executed with conventional steel framing, built-up roof and brick walls. RCI also joined the new building with a connector to a campus landmark designed many years earlier by a notable modernist architect. The project was completed in 2008.

WOODLANDS CHIROPRACTIC

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 7,515 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Design/Build, Remodel

LIFELONG VETERINARY CLINIC - HUTCHINSON, MN

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 4,518 SF      Location: Hutchingson, MN     Type: Design/Build Addition

DAYTA MARKETING CORPORATE OFFICE

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 5,000 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type:  Design/Build, Remodel

MARCO CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 80,000 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Design/ Build, New Construction

COBORN'S CORPORATE OFFICE

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 92,000 SF     Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Design/ Build, New Construction

NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL CORPORATE OFFICE

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 10,068 SF     Location:  St. Cloud, MN      Type: Design/ Build, Development

In 2020, Rice Companies partnered with Northwestern Mutual to Design, Build & Lease a new 10,038 SF corporate office in south Cloud.  This new development started with our Real Estate group identifying potential properties and our Architectural group working with NWM on space needs and design criteria.  The master planned facility includes space for expansion, breakroom, conference areas, and both private and open office spaces.

KIMBALL LIBRARY

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 10,000 SF      Location: Kimball, MN     Type: Architect, Construction Manager, New Construction

COLD SPRING BREWING COMPANY DISTRIBUTION CENTER

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 401,280 SF      Location: St. Cold Spring, MN    Type: New Construction & Addition

In 2005, Cold Spring Brewery contracted Rice Companies to build a 96,000 square foot distribution center and warehouse. The next year, RCI completed an addition of 113,280 square feet and in 2007, built a second distribution center measuring 192,000 square feet.

The 10.6-acre site includes two warehouses with 20 loading docks and two drive-in doors and 139,336 square foot paved parking lot with 57 automobile stalls and 29 trailer stalls.

BERNICK’S

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APPERT’S FOOD SERVICE

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 76,475 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Design/Build Addition

Rice Companies recently completed a 76,475 SF freezer, cooler, dry storage and maintenance addition to Appert’s Foodservice (now Sysco Foodservice). The design consisted of precast double tee walls and roof panels, high performance industrial floors using Shrinkage compensating concrete to minimize control joints, highly detailed roof and wall systems to eliminate air infiltration, and adding a fire protection system throughout the facility using a 350,000 gallon underground tank and onsite wells for water supply.

This expansion included complete coordination of the construction, refrigeration and racking systems. Energy savings were also introduced through new LED lighting in the cooler and freezer.

ARCTIC COLD STORAGE

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 17,455 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Design/Build Addition

TRIDENT SEAFOODS - MOTLEY, MN

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 18,900 SF      Location: Motley, MN     Type: New -10deg Freezer Addition, Design/Build

FINGERHUT DISTRIBUTION CENTER

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 1,100,000 SF. 120 Acre Site      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Design/ Build, New Construction

LARSON VEC PLANT - ST. CLOUD, MN

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 75,000 SF     Location: Little Falls, MN     Type: Design/ Build, New Construction

GNP COMPANY DOCK & COOLER ADDITION

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 35,000 SF     Location: Cold Spring, MN      Type: New Construction, Conventional Construction

ARCTIC COLD STORAGE FREEZER ADDITION ​

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PROJECT INFO      Size: 80,000 SF      Location: St. Cloud, MN     Type: Design/ Build, New Construction, Remodeling